Renal toxicity in children undergoing total body irradiation for bone marrow transplant.

@article{Esiashvili2009RenalTI,
  title={Renal toxicity in children undergoing total body irradiation for bone marrow transplant.},
  author={Natia Esiashvili and K Y Chiang and Michael D. Hasselle and Cynthia Bryant and Robert H. Riffenburgh and Arnold C Paulino},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={242-6}
}
PURPOSE Contribution of total body irradiation (TBI) to renal toxicity in children undergoing the bone marrow transplant (BMT) remains controversial. We report our institutional retrospective study that evaluates the frequency of acute and chronic renal dysfunction in children after using total body irradiation (TBI) conditioning regimens. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1995 and 2003, 60 children with hematological malignancies underwent TBI as part of a conditioning regimen before allogeneic… CONTINUE READING
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